Herbert (Bertie) Henry Glasspool (1890-1958)

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Herbert (Bertie) Henry Glasspool (1890-1958).

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Acknowledgement Graham O’Riordan. Close up of image within First World War era family album of the O’Riordans. Album originally belonged to Graham’s maternal grandfather Herbert (Bertie) Henry Glasspool (R.N.V.R). Bertie signed up with the Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry in 1914 and was invalided out on account of an injury in 1916. However he was “white feathered” back home and so joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves. From 1917 to 1919 he commanded the Q Ship H.M.S. Partridge II

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